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care law's botched rollout is expected to face harsh questioning today. >> lawmakers are expected to grill secretary kathleen sebelius, as the president's past comments come back to haunt him. abc's tahman bradley is live in washington this morning. good morning, tahman. >> reporter: good morning, john and diana. the obama administration is apologizing for the botched obama care rollout. and today, the person in charge takes the hot seat. today, the woman who manages obama care, health and human services secretary, kathleen sebelius, faces congress. she will blame the failures of the healthcare.gov website on the contractors who built it. but documents show that the main contractor warned the government about issues with the site before it went live, raising questions about whether the administration should have delayed the launch of the health care marketplace. admitting healthcare.gov has not performed properly, the obama administration apologized to the public. >> i want to apologize to you that the website has not worked as well as it should. >> reporter: republicans say probl
intelligence was not running amuck. >> our current programs are bound by the rule of law and they are focused on threats to our security, not the communications of ordinary persons. >> what the president said in our interview that the leaks by edward snowden have done is make the united states rethink how we spy on our allies and how the nsa is controlled. >> should we assume from that answer, sir, that you did or would know if actually that was happening? >> jim, as i said, i'm not here to talk about classified information. what i am confirming is the fact that we're undergoing a complete review of how intelligence -- there are very strict laws governing what we do internally. >> right. >> internationally, there are less constraints on how our intelligence teams operates. what i have said is that it's important for us to insure as technology develops and expands, that are reflective of our values. >> questions also emerge this past week about how much the president knew about the troubled website that was america's porthole to obama care. the website that came online and then offline. >> thi
council to propose a change in the law. the council going to allow whether to allow wild pigs to be shot within city limits they're a problem at almaden country club. >> reporter: one of the city councilmen proposing this change in the law says he's heard from his constituents, some afraid to go out on halloween venl the pigs can get up to 200 and 300 expounds can carry diseases. if the law is changed shooting a pig will require a state permit allowing that when the animal is a threat to life or property. this video taken by san jose resident ted barikmo shows the feral pigs in his neighborhood. san jose city councilman johnny cammus says they can be a threat to people. he wants to have them trapped, shot and killed within city limits. but right now, san jose law prohibits discharge of a firearm within city limits except for police, or in self-defense, today and he a councilman asked for a ordinance changing that, allowing for the discharge by a licensed trapper only for the purpose of killing the feral pigs. >> the memo is allowing us to use the gun. in the city. in the city limits. >>
the paramedics say. we are in law enforcement but if the medics are saying we need to getten to the hop, i go with what they say. >> the attorney says it is a misunderstanding and the owner is ill. the company owns two other facilities operating licenses that were revoked in those facilities. >> a park worker accused of running over a sunbather will be in court after pleading not guilty to felony vehicular manslaughter and felony hit-and-run accident. he is accused of killing a 35-year-old in a city vehicle sunbathing with her 11-month-old child and dog when she was hit. the defense attorney says he swerved to avoid hitting a dog. aa subcommittee will talk about ways to improve safety communications between pg&e and city officials. the move is after a pipeline was shut down in san carlos this month. the officials first learned from the media that flawed documents were used to declare the pipe line safe. the line was shut down but now is reconnected to flow at a much lower pressure level. an armed robbery suspect shot by san francisco police is in serious condition after officers cornered him
if our children in terms of the toys we let them play with. >> there was little sympathy for law enforcement during two rallies in santa rosa. >> there is racial profiling, discrimination and bias. >> they could have shot in the leg. >> close to 2,000 marchers ended the roast in front of a guarded sheriff department. it was peaceful with no arrests. if santa rosa for abc7 news. >> san francisco supervisors have unanimously passed a gun control measure that bans people from having large capacity magazines. that is according to the chronicle. it is illegal to sell guns that can hold more than ten rounds in the city but not to have them. the mayor will sign the bill. the move comes weeks after governor brown vetoed a similar proposal to ban the sale or possession of semi-automatic rifles capable of holding a detachable ammunition magazine. >> new details involving a deadly crash in sonoma that seriously injured a child. police believe the driver who causedded crash was drinking. they identified him as 25 years old. the accident happened on highway 121 north of the sonoma raceway. he
tell the american public i will go into exchanges like everyone else? >> sir, the way the law is written -- >> sir, the way the law is written? >> i don't want to give misinformation to the american public >> i want to you go home, research it. if you're wrong, will dwou go into exchanges? if you can, will you? that is a yes or no. >> i will take a look. i don't have any idea. >> that is not an answer, not a yes or no. >> you're the are detective of the program you and won't go into it with the rest of the public.. >> i did not say that. i think it's illegal. if it's not illegal. if it's legal, will you go in? >> come on in, the water is fine. >> very a consent request. i'd like to madam secretary? >> well, when asked who is responsible, she says she should be held accountable. >>> a bay area company offering to help sign up people for insurance while the federal government fixes health care.gov. e health.com has been a health insurance broker 15 years yesterday, the ceo tofrd take over the federal exchange web site and start getting people enrolled. >> we're just offering to
driver. >> a law judge is proposing fines of up to $6.5 million against pg&e in connection with a pipeline record scandal saying the company improperly declared two natural gas pipelines on the peninsula safe and said when pg&e discovered the mistake they delayed telling regulators and was a factor in the deadly pipeline explosion. >> san francisco police chief suhr says he is not immune to crime in the city. at a townhall meeting someone broke into his car in front of his home a few weeks ago and stole a jacket he told attendees at the meeting much the case is "unsolved." >> coming up a treat that can ct be beat with free pancakes. >> a new attraction that could be swimming into the south bay. >> a law could affect what you take to >> the international hall of fame has picked santa clara as the best place to relocate. the hall of fame's 50 year lease in fort lauderdale, florida, helps in 2015. santa clara is the ideal location to move the headquarters because of the storied history in american swimming. half of the members of the olympic teams in the 50's and 60's came fro
freedman abc7 news >> the mother of traf on-martin urging senators to change stand your ground laws. >> the shooting death of her 17-year-old son by neighborhood watch volunteer george zimmerman sparked debate over stand your ground laws. 22 states have them, giving individuals right to use deadly force to defend themselves. >> the person that shot and killed my son is walking streets today. and this law does not work. >> many senate democrats have been supportive of changing laws but republicans say that should be left up to individual states >>> family and friends of a murder victim arrived for the preliminary hearing of a 16-year-old boy. christian burton pled not guilty to shooting an off duty paramedic. his father says he's being framed police say boyar was killed in the oakland hills during an attempted car jacking in april. boyar's widow attended today's court hearing talking about what she hopes will come from the death. you'll hear from her coming up on abc7 news at 5:00 >> numbers show gang related homicide cases in the city of san jose are down by nearly 43% from this tim
ruled pg&e's legal team should be fined in kweks a pipeline record scandal. an administrative law judge recommending $6.5 million based on a finding pg&e failed to properly notify regulators about incorrect records related to three gas pipelines. record keeping problems cited as a factor in the explosion in 2010. >>> two massive pieces of a construction equipment turned up in the east bay following a theft we reported. the excavators taken from clayton and found near byron in eastern contra costa county this, is part of a costly trend. abc7 news reporter wayne freedman has the story. >> it's not the kind of item you'd stick into a hip pock writ to walk with. a 20,000 pound, $130,000 cater pillar. excavator. yet two, disappeared near clayton last week, much to the surprise of project managers. >> they're across the road over there on the shoulder. so they had to actually track both out. about 100 yards on the road. itself. more on load them on to a trailer. >> reporter: in contra costa county chp reports ten heists this year alone. dmv does not register the equipment making it more diff
to speed up logging laws in u.s. forests burned by wildfire. that includes yosemite national forest where the rim fire burned 400 square miles. republican lawmakers have sponsored legislation that would set aside u.s. environmental laws to boost logging in burned out for efforts. more than 200 biologists, ecologists, and others signed a bill o'reilly posing the bill. they say salvaging a forest after a fire is one of the worst things you can do for the habitat. >>> firefighters controlled a grass fire in san francisco yesterday, despite really difficult conditions. it began just before 10:00 in the morning near laguna hospital. firefighters had to work through fog and steep terrain to access it. they put it out give any buildings were damaged. >>> a big change ahead if you are one of those who like to have your electronics aboard the airline. pretty soon you won't be told to turn them off before takeoffs and landing. federal aviation administration has lifted restriction necessary place for 357 years for fear those -- for 37 years for fear they would interfere with radio transmissions. ou
's gone well, that the law has benefited them. but nearly one-quarter of americans say the affordable care act has caused them harm. steven portnoy, abc news, washington. >>> it's a major political headline overnight. did the president have second thoughts about joe biden. a new report claims the obama campaign thought of dumping biden for hillary clinton in the last election. bill daily says he did consider the idea. but decided it would not help the ticket. a top obama aide says there's no truth to the report. >>> america's most wanted fugitive has landed a job without any references from his employer previously. starting today, former nsa contractor turned leaker, edward snowden, will begin doing maintenance on one of russia's largest websites. he was granted temporary asylum in russia, after fleeing the u.s., rather than face charges that he stole secret documents and leaked them to journalists. >>> a bomb threat made a united express flight land in phoenix. that threat came from inside the plane. it was flying from san francisco to san antonio yesterday afternoon. a search of the plan
people laugh, who was interested in a career in law enforcement. behind me, this memorial, people arriving and keep adding to it. it keeps growing. what began as a vigil with candles now has enough to spell out the name andy. what began as a simple cross now has a permanent structure. jose installed think the morning and painted it. >> that represents the angel in andy. >> reporter: today his older brother told us how they're faring up oochlt they're hanging in there. it's hard on everyone. the house isn't the same anymore. >> how so? >> just quiet. just feels like there is a void in the house. >> reporter: a void since a week ago. a sheriff deputy, eric gelhaus mistook a pellet gun for the real thing and fired seven shots into andy. the family filed a claim. the deputy has communicated only through his attorney. >> this is a terrible situation. it's tragic. we all personally feel for the family and community. but that doesn't lessen the threat that was posed in this situation. >> reporter: one that unified community and caused a division in terms of trusted law enforcement. te
in sack membership to to ask law enforcement for a moratorium on impounding and towing cars that belong to undocumented immigrants. community organizations from around the state will request cities, counties and c.h.p. stop the practice until three months after a new law takes effect allowing undocumented immigrants to get a special driver's license which does not take effect until january 1. the governor signed the bill into law this month. >> we are easing toward hall wasn't. how is the wet today? >> i will tell you. my wipers made a "crunch, crunch, crunch" noise. >> it was 68 in the house this morning when i woke up. the drought is worst through the high plains and where we live. we have five different categories from abnormally dry to exceptional drought. 93 percent of california is under some type of drought with the worst to our south all the way to santa barbara. most have had only .01" of rain or nothing. from mount tamalpais, we have clouds around san francisco where we are looking. we are going to have temperatures from 36 around santa rosa with fog up to 49 in oakland throug
-in with the law for driving while wearing something very new. . >>> there may be a few sore heads in boston after the celebration sparked by the red sox world series victory. >> thousands partying in the streets overnight. the police reporting nine arrests. we'll have game highlights coming up in a few minutes. >>> now, we'll look at the morning road conditions. a wet and windy commute across the great lakes, down to the gulf of mexico. rain and ice showers in the i cascades and along the idaho/montana border. >> if you're flying, thunderstorms and lightning could cause airport delays in houston, memphis, chicago and detroit. >>> now, to the sexting scandal that's rocked a san diego school district. >> police plan to file criminal charges against dozens of students in several high schools. one a middle schooler, after female students sent nude pictures of themselves. police say possessing and distributing these types of images is considered child porn. >> i think i need to sit down and talk to my kids. and make sure they understand what's going on. it's pretty serious stuff. and it really could w
. the second officer shot in the hand. the shooter had an a.r.13, and he was shot by law enforcement. >> lasd transported six patient to the hospitals. >> all terminals at lax put into lock down. this shows some kind of rifle on the ground. officers searched the airport to see if others were involved. >> we believe at this point that there is a lone shooter. >> reporter: all planes were ground and abc news is reporting one man was waiting with shoes off to be screened when the gunman approached him and asked him if he was with the tsa. the man shook his head, no. and the gunman moved on. in the newsroom, abc7 news. >> thank you this, is a look at the suspect's family home in southern new jersey. the police chief says he texted his family sometime before the shooting saying he might kill himself. new jersey police asked officers to check on him. lapd twoent his apartment, his roommate said everything seemed fine. around the time of the shooting before being identified, lapd officers reported back to new jersey police that he seemed to be okay. >> now taking you tloif los angeles. there is a n
correspondent pierre thomas working his sources from washington. pierre, good evening. >> reporter: david law enforcement tells us police found a note at the scene suggesting the suspect was anti-government, he expected to die in today's confrontation, tonight as you said, we know who he is. police say the suspect apprehended in the shooting is a white male in his 20s, sources say the man had been living in los angeles. but also resided in pennsville, new jersey. tonight the fbi is identifying the man as paul ciancia, age 23. tonight, you can see in this video police converging on his former new jersey home. abc news spoke with the police. while police there cannot confirm that ciancia is the shooter, they offered details on the young man's state of mind. a call came in today to police from a concerned family member. >> their younger child got a text message from paul stating that there was comments in there about his well being, and he wanted to possibly take his own life. and at that point, paul, his father, called me. and i went over there, and i made phone calls to lapd to get a well bein
. she says she has the law on her side. people do come up to you. >> that's the law? >> that's the question, robin roberts. >>> we're going to begin with chris brown. he was caught punching a man outside of a hotel early sunday. >> reporter: chris brown left this d.c. courthouse monday night, after spending sunday night in jail. the 24-year-old entertainer and his bodyguard were each charged with misdemeanor assault after allegedly punching a man in the nose. >> christopher brown committed no crime. we understand that his security acted to protect mr. brown. and mr. brown's property. >> reporter: brown was arrested after allegedly attacking 20-year-old parker adams. in the police incident report, the singer said i'm not down with that gay expletive. i feel like boxing. then, parker told police, brown punched him in the face. according to the report, brown's bodyguard threw a second punch. late monday, chris brown pleaded not guilty. his camp claims the victim was trespassing. his bodyguard was trying to stop him. adams told tmz, he would have accepted an apology at the scene.
on anyone except for valid foreign intelligence purposes and only work within the law. >> reporter: abc news has confirmed reports u.s. intelligence has listened in on the phone conversations of the leaders of 35 american allies. reports that drew sharp criticism from top members of congress in both parties. >> the reports are very disturbing. friends don't spy on friends. >> reporter: or do we? is spying on friends still going on? >> is the united states now listening in on the phone conversations of friendly presidents and prime ministers? >> john, i'm not going to get in to discussions of specific activities, intelligence gathering activities. >> we are listening in to the conversations of friendly heads of state. >> again i'm not going to talk about specific or alleged or reported intelligence gathering operations. >> reporter: the head of the nsa warned that new limits on u.s. espionage could be dangerous. >> is much more important for this country that we defend this nation and take the beatings than to give up on a program that would result in this nation being attacked. >> reporter:
, by law, everyone must be treated. >> so a lot of those people will now be eligible for some type of insurance to help them. mainly med-i-cal. >> to determine your eligibility go to a community health clinic or contact "cover california" through it's website or hotline. those who don't qualify may qualify for subsidized health insurance through covered california. >> now i really happy because i -- through the medical i will have everything. basically everything that the affordable care act has. >> about 26 states, including texas and florida, have decided not to expand their medicaid insurance programs. the u.s. supreme court upheld the legality of the affordable care act, but said the expansion of medicaid is optional. to determine your qualification, i have a link. go to abc7news.com. i'm michael finney, 7 on your side. >>> some athletes are now turning down the thermostat to help them recover from their workout. they are using a new technology called full body cryotherapy which employ he is ultracold to affect the body. science reporter carolyn johnson has the details. >> it m
.s. citizen by birth. under u.s. law i was an american citizen by birth. those are the facts. >> so you think you're a natural born u.s. citizen? >> i was a u.s. citizen by birth. >> alicia mendez was on "the view" and diving into hot topics. one of them melissa mccarthy who was covered up by that trench coat in "elle" magazine. >> it's an unreasonable expectation and pressure that we place on young girls and women to look perfect. >> reporter: she'll be doing that every night on fusion after those american millennials on the move and multi-culture. -- multicultural. one in five millenials, hispanic and by the year 2050 in this country, one in three will be latino. keep in mind nothing like a little pressure inside this newsroom. they have countdown clocks everywhere you look reminding everyone here that the launch is tomorrow. the network is fusion. they hope to have 20 million viewers in the first year, 60 million in five years and check your local listing to see if it's airing in your city, your hometown. let us know what you would like to see on fusion. tweet us at "world news." much more
14 people out of there to the hospital. i am not a medical expert. we are in law enforcement. if the medics say we have to get everyone to a hospital, i go with what they say. >> the tone causes it a "misunderstanding," and says the owner is chronically ill. two other facilities had their operating licenses revoked owned by the same owner. >> parks worker accused of running over a sunbather will be in court. a hearing is set for the 58-year-old who pleaded not guilty to physical any manslaughter. he is accused of killing a 35 -year-old mother in a city vehicle while sunbathing with her 11-month-old daughter and a dog at holly park andly last month. his defense attorney says three swerved to avoid hitting a dog. >> an arm robbery suspect shot by san francisco police is in serious condition this morning. the shooting happened after officers cornered him at mallorca street a few blocks away a suspect had tried to grab a suspect at an a.t.m. machine. he pistol-whipped the victim and ran off. the suspect then turned the gun on the officers. the victim left the scene. investigators
retained a law firm that specializes in motorcycle cases to file this lawsuit against the city and county of san francisco and the firefighters at the wheel. 43-year-old michael quinn. >> this is a huge case. normally we don't put a dollar amount in the complaint but this is certainly an 8 figure case in our view. >>reporter: lawsuit says michael quinn drove the city of san francisco fire department fire truck under the influence of alcohol with conscious disregard for the rights and safety of others. quinn is under criminal investigation for driving ladder truck under the influence of alcohol. he was caught on bar surveillance camera just after the crash chugging pitcher of water. i team reported that the fire department is investigating whether other firefighters tried to help quinn avoid dui arrest. test results hours after the crash found quinn with point 13 blood alcohol level. jack frazier suffered several broken rib, punks urd lung, breaken leg ankle foot neck back injuries. his recovery has been difficult. >> he has been twice rehospitalized since spending about a month in
. frazier retained a law firm that specializes in motorcycle cases to file this lawsuit against the city and county of san francisco and the firefighters at the wheel. 43-year-old michael quinn. >> this is a huge case. normally we don't put a dollar amount in the complaint but this is certainly an 8 figure case in our view. >>reporter: lawsuit says michael quinn drove the city of san francisco fire department fire truck under the influence of alcohol with conscious disregard for the rights and safety of others. quinn is under criminal investigation for driving ladder truck under the influence of alcohol. he was caught on bar surveillance camera just after the crash chugging pitcher of water. i team reported that the fire department is investigating whether other firefighters tried to help quinn avoid dui arrest. test results hours after the crash found quinn with point 13 blood alcohol level. jack frazier suffered several broken rib, punks urd lung, breaken leg ankle foot neck back injuries. his recovery has been difficult. >> he has been twice rehospitalized since spending about
a major part of the state's restrictive new abortion law that was to take effect today. the texas attorney general immediately followed an appeal. he expects this case to end up before the u.s. supreme court. >>> former congressman jesse jackson jr. is spending his first night in prison, the start of a 2 1/2-year sentence. jackson reported to federal prison in butler, north carolina. the chicago-area democrat was convicted of spending $750,000 in campaign funds for his own personal use. according to a list from his lawyer, jackson is expecting many visitors, including louis farrakhan. >>> penn state still faces six claims in connection with the jerry sandusky sexual abuse case. that's after the school announced settlements with 26 young men. they will be paid nearly $60 million. the former penn state assistant football coach pursuing appeals of the sex abuse convictions that have basically landed him in prison for life. of the six outstanding claims, penn state believes some don't have merit. and other may produce settlements, as well. >>> across the pond, folks in northern europe are clea
veteran of the department, a firearms instructor who has written articles for law enforcement on the use of deadly force. >> it is maddening. they used excessive force. >> we can never take back what happened. we can express our sympathy and our sorrow to the lopez family and the community. >> lopez was carrying a realistic-looking assault rifle that shoots pellet that closely resembled an ak-47. deputies stopped him and ordered him to drop it and opened fire hitting him seven times killing him. officials are saying leave all toy weapons like this one at home. yesterday, the sheriff told abc7 news that he did not believe ratism was involved saying that the sheriff has done much in the past three years to build bridges specifically with the latino community. >> new details this morning on the deadly crash that least a peninsula couple dead. the driver accused of hitting them is expected in court and we are learning new information of the dog that was severely injured in the accident. matt keller joins us from menlo park. >> i spoke with a worker at the veterinarian clinic and said the doc
not spy on anyone except for valid foreign intelligence purposes, and we only work within the law. >> reporter: we confirmed u.s. intelligence has listened on the phone conversations of the leaders of 35 american allies, reports that today drew sharp criticism from top members of congress in both parties. >> the reports are very disturbing. friends don't spy on friends. >> reporter: or do we? is the spying on friends still going on? >> is the united states now listening in on the phone conversations of friendly presidents and prime ministers? >> jon, i'm not going to get into a discussion of specific reported activities, intelligence gathering activities. >> reporter: are we listening in on the phone conversations of friendly heads of state? >> again, jon, i'm not going to talk about specific alleged or reported intelligence gathering operations. >> reporter: but the head of the nsa warned that new limits on u.s. espionage could be dangerous. >> it's much more important for this country that we defend this nation and take the beatings than it is to give up a program that would res
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they will hold a news conference on monday. family members will be there the law firm is a high-powered law firm out of southern california and sued the city of los angeles for millions of dollars in the notorious lapd rampart scandal that changed the face of the los angeles police department. vic lee, abc7 news. >> thank you. >>> a san jose man arrested after police say he left his children aflown a car overnight. julio reyes taken into custody last night. milpitas police say his two children were left sievend a car for more than 14 hours. police tracked him down to to report his car, and children were missing. >> police have arrested an after school child care worker accused of inappropriately touching an elementary school girl. he's accused of trying to kiss and touch a young girl during an after school program two weeks ago. he was taken into custody in his home last week, now out on $100,000 bail. and do due to appear in court in december, police are trying to determine if there are additional victims. >> in central texas officials say a driver was swept out of a vehicle south of austin. cr
to make it a law that transit workers can't strike. and he says he has gathered 20,000 signature owes a petition calling for a ban. and today, he and his supporters will march from the pleasant hill b.a.r.t. station to the office of the senate transportation committee chairperson to deliver those signatures. so still a lot to watch in this story. reporting live, amy holyfield, abc 7 news. >>> a new twist involving the sheriff's deputy who shot and killed a teenager carrying a realistic looking rifle. a man came forward saying the same county deputy recently pulled a gun on him two months ago. jeff westbrook claims he was pulled over for a traffic stop when the deputy twice pulled out his gun in an encounter. his attorney says a veteran with lots of experience would only pull his gun if there was a need and that the shooting of 13-year-old andy lopez last week was the first time gaylehouse had actually fired r fired his gun in the line of duty. >>> the south bay father whose two children spent more than 17 hours inside a suv is due in court today. a neighbor found the 10-year-old girl
and is in the newsroom. >> you heard lilian mention the handwritten note. law enforcement says it describes anger at secretary general janet gnaw napolitano. the aim was to kill tsa employees and pigs. there were three letters, nwo. they believe it relates to a conspiracy their wrist group called the new world order and tonight we are learning the shooter's family sensed something was wrong early this morning. just before today's shooting at l.a.x., across the country in the small town of pennsville, new jersey paul anthony's ciancia's family got a disturbing text. it was troubling enough that pennsville police chief and family friend was called to the house. he tells abc news the text they received suggested the 23-year-old might kill himself. >> if somebody is concerned about a family member we call the local police department and we do a well being check and that's basically what we did. it came back he wasn't home. >> lapd officers went to ciancia's apartment and talked to his two roommates. they told officers that the 23-year-old had just left, but he seemed to be fine. >> he was a really ni
lilian mention the handwritten note. law enforcement says it describes anger at secretary general janet gnaw napolitano. the aim was to kill tsa employees and pigs. there were three letters, nwo. they believe it relates to a conspiracy their wrist group called the new world order and tonight we are learning the shooter's family sensed something was wrong early this morn just before today's shooting at l.a.x., across the country in the small town of pennsville, new jersey paul anthony's ciancia's family got a disturbing text. it was troubling enough that pennsville police chief and family friend was called to the house. he tells abc news the text they received suggested the 23-year-old might kill himself. >> if somebody is concerned about a family member we call the local police department and we do a well being check and that's basically what we did. it came back he wasn't home. >> lapd officers went to ciancia's apartment and talked to his two roommates. they told officers that the 23-year-old had just left, but he seemed to be fine. >> he was a really nice guy. he was a bit loner, int
and the law benefitted them. nearly a quarter of americans say the affordable care act has caused them harm. many cite higher costs. abc news, washington. >>> all right. another bombshell from washington. the report the obama campaign considered switching joe biden for hillary clinton in the last election. top presidential aides deny this report but bill daly said he considered making a change. ultimately decided it would not help the ticket. >>> the new york city police department controversial stop and frisk policy can stay in place for a little while. the federal appeals court blocked the ruling it discriminates against minorities. saying the lower court judge failed to appeal impartial. a new judge has been appointed and stop and frisk can proceed while the city fights to keep the practice. >>> fascinating details about a drug tunnel found under the u.s. and mexico border. the 600-yard tunnel was equipped with lighting, vents and electrical rail system. authorities seized more than eight tons of pot and over 320 pounds of cocaine while shutting it down. three men were arrested in the bu
said that as the law was being crafted by the white house and lawmakers some white house policy advisers objected to the breadth of mr. obama's keep your plan promise. they were overruled. is that true? >> that's not my recollection. let's talk about that promise for a second. why would he put a provision in the law, if you have a plan in place before obama care passes, you can keep your plan, but if your plan has been downgraded or canceled, you can't. >> the problem -- >> but george, if he done that, he would have been violating more records. it's important to understand who we're talking about and the kind of plans we're talking about. it's 5% of the market. 80% of the people have health care through medicare. their employers or medicaid. 15% don't have health insurance, now have access to it for the first time. and 5%, if you had your plan and it hasn't changed or canceled, you can keep it. most of them will get a better plan for less -- for the same or less. in many of these plans, these were cut-rate plans that didn't cover hospitalization. >> but let's assume it's true. i
not a medical expert. we are in the law enforcement business, but if the medics say we need to get everybody to the hospital i will go with what they say. >> they are expected to begin their investigation tomorrow. san carlos will host a state senate meeting on what can be done to let local cities know more about the safety of natural gas pipelines. th comes after the city leaders in san carlos accuse the public utilities commission of not informing them about concerns with the pipeline beneath britain avenue. san carlos officials say they learned about potential problems through media reports. a judge told pg&e to shutdown the lines so it could be tested. >>> still to come on abc7 news at 11:00, the new effort to catch bad drivers in san francisco. what could soon be caught on camera. plus how are the roads where you live? the best and worst in the bay area. and later, remembering music legend lou reid. a look at how peppejalapeƑos, bacon,shrooms, tomato and avocado. i call it, "the avocado da vinci". create your om'lart with denny's build your own omelette menu. volkswagen we believe ever
are in the law enforcement business, but if the medics say we need to get everybody to the hospital i will go with what they say. >> they are expected to begin their investigation tomorrow. san carlos will host a state senate meeting on what can be done to let local cities know more about the safety of natural gas pipelines. th comes after the city leaders in san carlos accuse the public utilities commission of not informing them about concerns with the pipeline beneath britain avenue. san carlos officials say they learned about potential problems through media reports. a judge told pg&e to shutdown the lines so it could be tested. >>> still to come on abc7 news at 11:00, the new effort to catch bad drivers in san francisco. what could soon be caught on camera. plus how are the roads where you live? the best and worst in the bay area. and later, remembering music legend lou reid. a look at how (tiffany) ask yourself what your children or cigarettes. for as long as i can remember, my mother smoked. she died from lung cancer when i was 16. i could not take the chance of continuing smoking and n
. >> singer chris brown in trouble with the law again. what he is accused of doing and saying before he was arrested. >>> and how is your trick-or-treating forecast shaping up? leigh glaser has that after the break. now a look at what is ahead on abc's world news at 5: >> coming up, in miami tonight, the giant storm, the winter storm warnings in the west, as you know, that system marching across the country. we remember an american legend and his music, and red sox nation, did you see the call? what we learned about you gotta reel it up now,buddy. it.creel it up.t up, [father] reel it up,you got him on there.bring him in. is that a bass? [boy] yeah,i got a big bass. [father]bring it up.keep reeling.keep reeling.c'mon,eru where is he? whoa! you caught that all by yourself?oy] y! [boy] yeah! [father]how old are you to catch that? [boy]three! [father]you're three years old? show me how many fingers that is. and why can you move the tv out here? the wireless receiver. i got that when i switched to u-verse. but why? because it's so much better than cable. it's got more hd channels, more dvr
that the nsa surveillance programs were bound by the rule of law. they targeted security threats, not the communications of ordinary people. we now know at that moment the nsa was morn toring ordinary europeans and tapping the cell phone of german chancellor, angela merkel. for almost five years, the president had no idea that the u.s. was listening in on the cell phone of angela merkel and 35 other world leaders. the wall street journal citing unnamed sources said it wasn't until an internal review was launched that the president found out about the top-level spying. >> we can take steps to put in place greater oversight, greater transparency and constraints on the use of this authority. >> reporter: the white house says that they've stopped spying on chancellor merkel. a german paper revealed that the u.s. embassy is the site of a major american listening post, spying on the german government and on business leaders here in berlin. the leaks and outrage continued to spread. now in spain where documents leaked by edward snowden suggest the nsa man tored 60 million spanish phone
: they transported all 14 people out of there to the hospital. i am not a medical expert. we are in law enforcement business but not medics say we need to get everyone to a hospital, i will go with what they say. >> the tone says it is a misunderstanding and the owner is chronically ill. the company owns two other facilities where operating listens were revoked. >> the n.s.a. scandal widens to another united states ally. >> the doctor is out: the doctor who was in >> penn state will pay $60 million to settle claims of child sexual abuse by former assistant football coach jerry sandusky. the money will be paid to 26 young men after negotiations that last add year. the school faces six other claims. he is facing a new trial while serving a sentence of 30 do 60 years. >>> new revelations of the n.s.a. spying scandal. there are conflicting reports on whether president obama knew about the extent of the spying. the "wall street journal" reports that the president only found out in the summer that united states was monitoring three dozen heads of state and followed a white house review of the n.s.a. surv
the red light and send him into a fire high dramatic the he has retaped a law official that specialized in motorcycle cases to file this lawsuit against the city and county and the firefighter at the wheel, 43-year-old michael quinn. >> this is a huge case. usually we do not put a dollar amount in the complaint but this is an eight-figure case the. >> the lawsuit says that mobile quinn drove the city of san francisco fire department under the influence of alcohol with a disregard for the rights and safety of others. quinn is under criminal investigation for driving the ladder truck under the influence of alcohol and caught on a bar surveillance video after the crash chugging pitchers of water. it is reported that the fire department is investigating whether other firefighters tried to help him avoid a d.u.i. arrest. test resulted hours after the crash found him with a .13 blood alcohol level. the motorcyclist suffered several broken ribs, broken leg, ankle and foot and neck and back injuries. >> he twice has been rehospitalize since spending a in in the hospital from initially after the
the web site. it's the whole law. i heard from hundreds of constituents who are seeing their premiums rise. >> health and human services secretary will testify about the web site problem tomorrow, and is expected to vow to fix issues. >> much has been written about new ab siddized rates. important is the free care now available to more people under medical. >> this is a huge part of the story that largely is going untold. i'm glad we have an opportunity to talk about this, affordable care act expanded eligibility for medical by millions of people in california. estimate of 2 million and could save patients a lot of trips to emergency rooms. laura is getting blood sugars checked this, care is something she might not have done in the past. >> i couldn't afford it. so that is really causing a lot of problems in the family. it's not just me. it's my family. my husband, my kids. my grandson. >> reporter: nora is one of estimated 2 million patients now eligible for medical under affordable care act. it used to be limited with families with children incomes below poverty level. for a family of f
basics required by law. the republican representative from tennessee put the question to the secretary: the president said if you like your health care plan you can keep it. is he keeping his promise to. >> yes, he is. he said people can keep their policies under a grandfather clause. republicans are not buy it and some are calling for her to resign. he is finding support on the other side of the aisle. >> my republican colleagues' actions remind me of a story when i was little, the story of chicken little who ran around yelling the sky is falling, the sky is falling. unlike chicken little my republican colleagues are actually rooting for the sky to fall. >> sebelius says she does not have reliable data on enrollment numbers but revealed the cost of the website: $56 million for i.t. support and $174 million total. >> in our state you can access through covered california with a link on our website with other information at abc7news.com. click open "see it on tv." >> now an exclusive: two high ranking senate aides have rereeled all senate democratic letters have signed a letter urging h
insurance company that's offered them are now required by law to include more care options. health experts say people will be able to find a plan that is as cheap, or cheaper with better coverage once the marketplace is fully functioning. abc news, capitol hill. >>> a group of pro testers turned out for janet napolitano's appearance today at oakland tech high school. >> outside, pro testers demanding and there is about high school students attending college, she said she's pledged to commit helping immigrants attend uc schools whether undocumented or not. >> officials in santa clara county investigating why a stretch of stevens creek has gone dry. >> the creek started drying up last week for unknown reasons. abc7 news is live with a hunt for answers. >> residents used to hearing the sounds of water realize when the creek fell silent, something serious was happening. >> about a month ago, or so. i would come out with kids you can't hear it anymore. it's just no sound. >> did you miss the sound? >> sure. >> and the fish missed water, too. upper steepens creek spawning grounds for steel head
today. >> as for a possible motive. only clues at this hour. law enforcement sources tell abc news, authorities found a note from the suspect, with an anti-government message indicating he expected to die today. the note ended with the letters nwo, believed off to be a reference to the new world order. tonight his roommate said this didn't sound like the person he knew. >> there was never any discussion about like the federal government or problems with the government. there was never any kind of about hatred or any hatred group or anything like that. he was a really nice guy. a bit loner,troverted that i would ever expect him to do something like this. >> although authorities believe he acted alone, they're investigating possible ties to the domestic terror organizations. >> we believe at this point that there was a lone shooter. that he acted at least right now with the only person that was armed in this incident. >> this morning another possible clue from the pensville police department, paul ciancia's home town. a small town. the police chief knows the family. >> chief, you kno
including conspiring to intercept voice mail messages. accused of putting themselves above the law to invade people's private lives for increased newspaper sales. >> i'm sure they thought that nobody was going to catch them. nobody would take them on. if they took them on the revenge, the organization can't get hit. >> reporter: this scandal closed the "news of the world" in 2011. hugely profitable and no wonder, it had stories no one else could match. in an e-mail, a royal reporter asked the editor for permission to illegally pay a police officer for confidential phone directories of the royal family. this is fine, responded coulson, who went on to become press secretary to britain's prime minister david cameron. and how this for an iconic twist? this week the two senior editors had their own private lives exposed in that headlines of the tabloids when it was revealed they had a secret, six-year love affair, proof said the prosecution they conspired together to break the law. dan and bianna? >> we're learning more and more about this scandal. thank you so much. >>> time for a check of the o
. the accused gunman, paul ciancia told investigators he acted alone. a law enforcement official told the "associated press" that ciancia was dropped off at the airport by a friend. he was shot by an airport police officer and is headily sedated at the hospital. a tsa officer was killed and for others wounded. >> in san jose police are searching for a mentally handdecapped man missing since last friday, last seen on vine street. he has a previous head injury. he also walks with a limp and has a cane. he is 5'8", 140 pounds, and has black hour and a beard. last seen wearing black jacket, white t-shirt, black pants and flip-flops. >>> a federal appeals court ruling over a key obamacare mandate is likely to start another healthcare battle in the u.s. supreme court. at issue is a provision in the affordable care act that requires employers with 50 or more workers to provide coverage for contraceptives or pay a fine. an ohio based company sued, claiming it affected their rights there has been jot range over the federal exchange site that overseize obamacare. today it was up and rung tonigh
at 60. mid-60's through downtown and south san francisco and sausalito and mid-to-upper 60's law the north bay valley and upper 50's along the coast and along the east bay shore mid-to-upper 60's for you. pretty much the same thing as you head into the east bay valley and fairly is possibly 70 with a high cloud or two moving through the sky in the afternoon but it will be brighter than yesterday. 30's in the inland and the rest of us are in the mid-40's to upper 40's. two to four degrees warmer tomorrow and same on wednesday, and more high clouds on wednesday, and possibly a few low clouds as the wind shifts on thursday with high clouds again and notice the temperatures are falling back into the 50's and 60's for highs friday, saturday, and sunday, the cool of the days in the forecast. leyla gulen? >> hope everyone got a good amount of sleep over the weekend with the extra hour. so far, so good, on the roads so no reason to not have a second cup of coffee before you leave. here is our richmond-san rafael bridge eastbound there is construction from the tolls to canal boulevard. we
the issues. a plastic bag ban law is in the works and the city passed a second-hand smoke ordinance last month batching smoking downtown and in open airspaces. they need to gather 4,000 signatures for each initiative in order to get them on the june ballot. >> google executive chairman is responding to allegations the u.s. government spied on his company's data centers and is not happy in a new interview, he says any spying is "outrageous and illegal." he says he had made complaints with the n.s.a. about spying, along with president obama and the members of congress. >> the man who exposed the n.s.a. program is again justifying him decision to leak classified information. a german magazine has published an open letter that was written by edward snowden calling the manifesto for the truth and edward snowden argues that people have to fight against suppression of information and says that those who speak the truth are not committing a crime. >> president obama is headed back to the bay area. the president will head s light a democratic national competent fundraiser at the jazz center novem
be a suspension of the law to allow people to review this process. i'm pleased that so many democrats are joining me now in saying, yes, indeed. >> we are looking for quick answers so that we can, on behalf of the american people, straighten out as much as can be straightened out that is above the water which is the website. >> secretary sebelius is set to finally face the music about the botched website rollout before a house committee. that's going to happen on wednesday. >>> in other news, oklahoma authorities are looking for four men who escaped from jail yesterday. officials didn't even realize they had escaped until someone reported four men outside of the jail in orange jumpsuits. now, a head count later confirmed that the men, were, in fact, missing. the escapees apparently opened a trap door above the shower and then crawled out. three had been sentenced on drug charges, the fourth was awaiting trial on a gun charge. >>> a funeral mass is scheduled today for the boston area schoolteacher who was found murdered last week. hundreds of mourners gathered yesterday to remember colleen ritzer
. pierre, good morning. >> reporter: law enforcement offices say ciancia had a note with him, that he expected to die in the airport confrontation. in the notes, the suspect details specific anger and frustration with the tsa. last night, the fbi searched his home in los angeles. and focus on his hometown of pinsville, new jersey. we spoke to the pinsville police, who offered details on the young man's state of mind. family members made calls yesterday, expressing concern about the younger man. >> their younger child got a text message from paul. and there were comments about his well-being. and he possibly wanted to take his own life. at that point, paul, his father, called me. and i went over there. and i made some phone calls to lapd, to get a well-being check on him. >> reporter: law enforcement sources say the note on the scene ended with the words nwo, which is supposed to stand for new world order. people with that thinking think the government is going to turn to tyranny. but they don't have evidence that he had ties to domestic terrorists. >>> travelers at l.a.x., are telling
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